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box office: week of September 11

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
DetropiaIndependent1$17,414$17,414$17,414
Hello I Must Be GoingOscilloscope Pictures2$23,904$11,952$23,904
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films5$55,574$11,115$55,574
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures25$194,862$7,794$452,518
Girl ModelFirst Run1$6,864$6,864$6,864
BacheloretteRadius-TWC47$181,494$3,862$181,494
For A Good Time, Call...Focus Features56$215,985$3,857$450,004
Sleepwalk With MeIFC Films73$280,359$3,841$816,307
The Eye of the StormSycamore Entertainment Group7$25,785$3,684$38,915
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics33$114,455$3,468$892,597
Robot & FrankIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films202$505,598$2,503$2,014,018
BelovedIFC Films6$14,229$2,372$100,420
Little White LiesMPI Media14$33,106$2,365$137,750
Wild Horse Wild RideScreen Media Films5$11,376$2,275$16,256
UnforgivableStrand Releasing6$12,997$2,166$135,947
Chicken With PlumsSony Pictures Classics5$9,611$1,922$115,692
Bullet VanishesChina Lion Entertainment13$22,461$1,728$91,197
2016 Obama's AmericaRocky Mountain Pictures2017$3,309,395$1,641$26,115,690
ComplianceMagnolia Pictures21$34,300$1,633$231,363
IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company194$302,504$1,559$11,555,464
2 Days In New YorkMagnolia Pictures34$50,558$1,487$519,657
The Queen of VersailleMagnolia Pictures73$104,761$1,435$2,011,366
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight269$358,952$1,334$10,272,091
The Well-Digger's DaughterKino Lorber13$16,579$1,275$548,204
Little BirdsMillennium Entertainment1$1,222$1,222$11,501
Moonrise KingdomFocus Features200$229,830$1,149$44,640,048
Oslo, August 31stStrand Releasing2$2,215$1,108$97,811
To Rome With LoveSony Pictures Classics97$107,252$1,106$16,316,776
How To Grow A BandInternational Film Circuit1$1,056$1,056$16,374
Farewell, My QueenCohen Media Group36$37,456$1,040$1,240,978
KumareKino Lorber5$5,139$1,028$111,015
ElenaZeitgeist1$1,017$1,017$215,507
Iron SkyEntertainment One Films8$7,885$986$85,106
CosmopolisEntertainment One Films45$43,537$967$693,922
Red Hook SummerVariance Films29$27,837$960$300,458
Celeste And Jesse ForeverSony Pictures Classics441$352,037$798$2,610,512
BrandedBarbossa/RA307$240,565$784$240,565
Toys In The AtticHannover House27$19,913$738$19,913
BernieMillennium Entertainment18$13,130$729$9,185,907
Best Exotic Marigold HotelFox Searchlight114$82,338$722$46,083,019
Ruby SparksFox Searchlight76$54,889$722$2,373,073
HysteriaSony Pictures Classics7$5,055$722$1,780,166
Ai Weiwei: Never SorryIFC Films24$15,562$648$450,090
Safety Not GuaranteedFilmDistrict54$35,010$648$3,876,519
Day, TheAnchor Bay2$1,281$641$20,503
Last RideMusic Box Films2$1,245$623$5,480
KlownDrafthouse Films1$571$571$67,587
Take This WaltzMagnolia Pictures13$7,407$570$1,216,734
Alps (Alpeis)Kino Lorber1$561$561$8,593
The AwakeningCohen Media Group4$2,072$518$174,210
AmbassadorDrafthouse Films8$3,773$472$24,295
Neil Young JourneysSony Pictures Classics10$4,188$419$193,643
360Magnolia Pictures5$2,008$402$92,737
Rec 3 Magnolia Pictures8$3,001$375$3,001
The Invisible WarCinedigm Entertainment2$696$348$58,492
OC87Fisher Klingenstein Films2$634$317$41,587
Easy MoneyThe Weinstein Company2$603$302$188,870
Ballplayer: PeloteroStrand Releasing2$459$230$44,689
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is PresentMusic Box Films2$444$222$79,814
Where Do We Go Now?Sony Pictures Classics3$656$219$531,813
EllesKino Lorber1$206$206$157,427
HermanoMusic Box Films4$403$101$29,379

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